Quantity Surveyor
Murphy Group
London, GB
5d ago


Murphy are recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to drive the commercial objectives of the Property and Build division in London.

You will be a Quantity Surveyor with principal contractor experience working on NEC contracts on construction projects worth £1-6m.

What you will be doing

  • Pricing and administration under the Main Contract and Subcontracts.
  • Assist in management of subcontract payment notices in accordance with statutory and company requirements.
  • Assistance in preparation of periodic cost / value reconciliation reports.
  • Identifying risks and opportunities in the administration of commercial processes upstream and downstream.
  • Assist in monitoring of planned vs actual cost across disciplines (Labour, Plant, Material, and Subcontract).
  • Timely issue of contractual notices and quotations under the project.
  • Experience in Procurement and Tendering required.
  • Mirror the Murphy Values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect in all behaviours.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
  • Who we’re looking for

  • Degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying and desire to work towards Chartership.
  • Ability to use own initiative where necessary knowing where to ask if there are circumstances that require input from Senior Management.
  • Thorough understanding of good commercial working principles.
  • NEC contract knowledge and procurement / supply chain.
  • Ability to measure value adding in planned vs actual estimating and cost.
  • Understanding of commercial gateway process around increasing financial limits and relevant instructions to subcontractors.
  • About Murphy

    J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure.

  • Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, Murphy provides better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation;
  • water; power; natural resources; and construction & property.

    Murphy employs more than 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as 'One Murphy' by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

    If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, then get in touch.

    What you’ll get in return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 2 holiday days
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc
  • We’re proud to have become the latest employer to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

    Employers often ask candidates about criminal convictions at the initial stage of a job application. If so, people with convictions are often excluded from roles for which they may be qualified and capable of doing.

    By signing up to Business in the Community’s Ban the Box campaign, we have committed to :

  • Removing the tick box from our job application forms that asks about criminal convictions
  • Considering applicants’ skills, experience, and ability to do the job before asking about criminal convictions
  • Ensuring that the circumstances of any convictions are fairly assessed before a decision is made
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